The island, made from fallen oak and a hand-carved and painted cherry log, achieves a lot of things at once: it’s both a breakfast island (with room for two people on stools, their legs swinging in the open space underneath the counter) and a cooking and prep area.
via A Unique Small Space Kitchen Island Kitchen Inspiration | The Kitchn.
Paul Morrison, owner of Wood Cycle of Wisconsin, has been turning potentially wasted wood from local trees into beautiful hardwood flooring since May and selling it to Habitat ReStore West in Madison.
via The milling floor: Wood Cycle, Habitat ReStore pair to find use for felled trees | The Oregon Observer.
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